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Posted on 2000-05-09
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If I have a data control on my form linked to an Access database (with a table selected in RecordSource) is it possible to get the contents of a field on the current record without linking another control to the data control?
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Question by:mi5
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by:TimCottee
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Data1.Recordset!<FieldName> where <fieldName> is the name of your field.
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by:abaldwin
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I take it you are talking about a vb form with a datacontrol that is bound.

Control type       Name
Datacontrol - datMyBoundControl
Text box - txtMyUnboundControl
First Data Field  - CompanyName


The following line will set the text box to contain the data in the Company name field

Either

txtMyUnboundControl.text = datMyBoundControl.Recordset.fields("CompanyName")

Or
txtMyUnboundControl.text = datMyBoundControl.Recordset.fields(0)

If you need more than that let me know.

Andy
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by:mi5
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Is there any easy way of finding out how many records and fields there are in the table?
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Number of records  = Data1.Recordset.RecordCount
Number Of fields =
Data1.Recordset.Fields.Count
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by:mi5
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Is there any easy way of finding out how many records and fields there are in the table?
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